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1. Children of Heaven (1997)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.

Director: Majid Majidi | Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi, Nafise Jafar-Mohammadi

Votes: 29,145 | Gross: $0.93M

2. Jersey Girl (2004)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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43 Metascore

After his career is sidelined by an unexpected tragedy and a personal blowup, a single man must take care of his precocious daughter.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, Betty Aberlin

Votes: 54,711 | Gross: $25.27M

3. White Oleander (2002)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright, Alison Lohman

Votes: 25,736 | Gross: $16.35M

4. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.3
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Set in Post-WWII Italy, a working class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda

Votes: 95,849 | Gross: $0.33M

5. Jamesy Boy (2014)

Not Rated | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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29 Metascore

A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.

Director: Trevor White | Stars: Taissa Farmiga, Mary-Louise Parker, Rosa Salazar, James Woods

Votes: 4,410

6. The Pillow Book (1996)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Vivian Wu, Ewan McGregor, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata

Votes: 10,660 | Gross: $2.29M

7. Ball of Fire (1941)

Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Votes: 8,103

8. Mumford (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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62 Metascore

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 8,155 | Gross: $4.55M

9. Desperate Living (1977)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.2
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A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Liz Renay, Mink Stole, Susan Lowe, Edith Massey

Votes: 3,700

10. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,146 | Gross: $0.13M

11. Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller

6.9
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Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov

Votes: 1,676

12. Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

8.2
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A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 9,705

13. Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director: Maria Ripoll | Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

Votes: 2,050 | Gross: $0.26M

14. Claudine (1974)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the 1970s Harlem, garbage collector Roop feels intimidated by the idea of dating Claudine who is a single mother of six on welfare.

Director: John Berry | Stars: Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Tamu Blackwell

Votes: 1,140

15. Head On (1998)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, Elena Mandalis, Tony Nikolakopoulos

Votes: 3,199 | Gross: $0.38M

16. Dominick and Eugene (1988)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.0
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Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ... See full summary »

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

Votes: 2,325 | Gross: $3.08M

17. Picture Claire (2001)

R | 91 min | Thriller

5.7
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A woman gets in way over her head when she's in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Juliette Lewis, Gina Gershon, Mickey Rourke, Callum Keith Rennie

Votes: 885

18. Waste Land (2010)

99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

Votes: 7,352 | Gross: $0.19M

19. The Dustbinmen (1968–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Graham Haberfield, Bryan Pringle, Trevor Bannister, Tim Wylton

Votes: 31

20. Bumm Bumm Bole (2010)

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Pinu loses his sister Rimzim's shoes so they both decide to share a pair of shoes until their father has saved enough money to buy a new pair.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Atul Kulkarni, Rituparna Sengupta, Darsheel Safary, Ziyah Vastani

Votes: 336

21. A Scene at the Sea (1991)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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The lives of a young, hearing-impaired and gloomy couple are fulfilled after the boy holds interest in surfboarding.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Claude Maki, Hiroko Ôshima, Sabu Kawahara, Toshizo Fujiwara

Votes: 3,660

22. A Tale of Love (1986)

109 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young working girl moves in with her boyfriend while taking care of her brothers and father. Things get complicated when she falls in love with another young boy.

Director: Francesco Maselli | Stars: Valeria Golino, Blas Roca-Rey, Livio Panieri, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 69

23. The Night Watchmen (2015)

95 min | Drama

6.0
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Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman.About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Valérie Bonneton, Marc Zinga, Thierry Hancisse

Votes: 176

24. Bob & Doug (2009– )

22 min | Animation, Comedy

5.8
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The lives and misadventures of two garbage men who are brothers in a small Canadian town.

Stars: Ho Chow, Dave Coulier, Dave Thomas, Stacey DePass

Votes: 46

25. Estamira (2004)

121 min | Documentary

8.0
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Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who's been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Schizophrenic, but very charismatic, she's the leader of a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Prado | Star: Estamira

Votes: 503

26. Monday Morning (2002)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other. Vincent ... See full summary »

Director: Otar Iosseliani | Stars: Jacques Bidou, Anne Kravz-Tarnavsky, Narda Blanchet, Radslav Kinski

Votes: 872

27. Beware of Blondie (1950)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy

6.6
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Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naiveté, but Blondie saves the day.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Marjorie Ann Mutchie

Votes: 104

28. Skyggen af Emma (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem more interested in their own interests than in her. One evening when Emma overhears her ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Line Kruse, Börje Ahlstedt, Erik Wedersøe, Søren Østergaard

Votes: 276

29. World and Time Enough (1994)

90 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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Two men--a gay, HIV-positive artist and an adopted garbage collector--struggle in the face of stigma and loss to find meaning in work, love, and family.

Director: Eric Mueller | Stars: Jennifer Jordan Campbell, Kathleen Fuller, Gregory Gifford Giles, Matt Guidry

Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.07M

30. Decibels of Love (2016)

Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Miloslav Halík | Stars: Alzbeta Bartosová, Petr Cadek, Filip Cíl, Karel Gott

Votes: 13

31. Secrets of Naked Girls (1973)

Comedy

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Director: Eberhard Schröder | Stars: Rinaldo Talamonti, Eva Mattern, Franz Muxeneder, Walter Feuchtenberg

Votes: 10

32. Dampot... Pukol... Salo! (1970)

Comedy

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Director: Pablo Santiago | Stars: Fernando Poe Jr., Pilar Pilapil, Chichay, Pablo Virtuoso

33. Garbage Dreams (2009)

79 min | Documentary

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67 Metascore

A look at the lives of Egyptian trash collectors.

Director: Mai Iskander

Votes: 129

34. Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! (2007)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical

7.5
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This is the story of Tehran from the Qajar time (middle of 19th century) to today. Tehran has become a metropolis from a small village, now a developed city with many social problems.

Director: Massoud Bakhshi | Stars: Ain Al-Daula, Massoud Bakhshi, Winston Churchill, Forugh Farrokhzad

Votes: 258

35. Trash Dance (2012)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Sometimes inspiration can be found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and in the men and women who pick up our trash. Filmmaker Andrew... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Garrison | Stars: Virginia Alexander, Don Anderson, Lee Houston, Ivory Jackson Jr.

Votes: 55

36. Sam & Miguel (Your basura, no problema) (1992)

Comedy, Crime

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Sam and Miguel are your typical come-what-may laborers, collecting garbage in flashy subdivisions. In their workplace, they get maltreated by two of their co-workers, sometimes getting them into trouble.

Director: Tony Y. Reyes | Stars: Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, Christine Jacob, Rio Diaz

37. Cohen's Fire Sale (1907)

13 min | Short, Comedy

4.5
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A shopkeeper suffers the loss of some valuable merchandise, and thinks of a way to regain his losses.

Director: Edwin S. Porter

Votes: 81

38. Third Millenium Stories (1996)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Francesco Maselli | Stars: Sara Altieri, Mary Asiride, Luciano Bartoli, Raul Bolanos

39. Los pepenadores de aca (1985)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Icaro Cisneros | Stars: David Reynoso, Martha Elena Cervantes, Norma Lazareno, Freddy Fernández

40. The Bone Ranger (1957)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Sniffer the dog spies a bone that has just been tossed into the garbage from a restaurant but, before he can get it for himself, a garbage truck comes along and the driver dumps the bone ... See full summary »

Directors: Connie Rasinski, Gene Deitch

41. Trash Program (1963)

Animation, Short

4.6
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Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Dayton Allen, Valerie Harper

Votes: 7

42. Sandata at pangako (1961)

Action, Drama

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Director: F.H. Constantino | Stars: Fernando Poe Jr., Charito Solis, Bernard Bonnin, Lourdes Medel

43. Karaoke (I) (2012)

12 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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A story of a speed walker's daily routine as told in 13 scenes.

Director: Ondrej Hudecek | Stars: Marek Adamczyk, Barbora Benesovska, Vuk Celebic, Vaclav Hasek

Votes: 5

44. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 28 August 1955 (1955)

Comedy, Family, Game-Show

7.4
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Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf are this evening's panelists. Moderator John Daly asks the panel to put on their blindfolds, on the off chance, they ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 7

45. The Works (2008– )
Episode: Garbage (2008)

8.3
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Director: Thomas Draudt | Star: Daniel H. Wilson

Votes: 6

46. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Jay Leno/Raquel Welch/Ray Anderson (1988)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Comedian Jay Leno; Raquel Welch (Right to Die (1987)); Garbage Truck Driver of the Year Ray Anderson of Seattle.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen, Jay Leno

47. Leave It to Beaver (1957–1963)
Episode: The Grass Is Always Greener (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Overhearing a frustrated Ward muttering about ending up in "the poor house", Beaver wonders what it means to be poor and begins a quest for poor people, making new friends and teaching the whole Cleaver family an important lesson.

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Barbara Billingsley, Hugh Beaumont, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Votes: 38

48. Deadly Games (1995–1996)
Episode: The Trash Man (1996)

Sci-Fi

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Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: Cynthia Gibb, James Calvert, Stephen Kay, Christopher Lloyd

49. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Trash of the Titans (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.5
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After a feud with the Springfield garbage collectors, Homer decides to run for sanitation commissioner.

Director: Jim Reardon | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,110

50. Takushî sanba (1981– )
Episode: Yoru no shounen (1981)

Drama

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Director: Yuji Murakami | Stars: Ken Ogata, Ryutaro Tatsumi, Asao Sano, Jirô Sakagami